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Kai Bird

Biography

Kai Bird

Kai Bird is the author of THE CHAIRMAN: JOHN J. MCCLOY, THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN ESTABLISHMENT and THE COLOR OF TRUTH: MCGEORGE BUNDY AND WILLIAM BUNDY, BROTHERS IN ARMS. He coedited with Lawrence Lifschultz HIROSHIMA’S SHADOW: WRITINGS ON THE DENIAL OF HISTORY AND THE SMITHSONIAN CONTROVERSY. A contributing editor of The Nation, he lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and son.

Kai Bird

Books by Kai Bird

by Kai Bird - History, Nonfiction

Though a legend in the CIA, Robert Ames is unknown to the general public. But his story, and that of his friend and opposite number Ali Salameh, contains critical lessons for anyone seeking to understand the origins --- and future --- of the War on Terror. Using hundreds of recently released documents and conducting in-depth interviews with those who knew Ames best, Bird tells his story in full for the first time.